Built in 1889 (the same year as the Eiffel Tower!) this amazing Queen Anne Victorian home is situated on a lovely quiet block in University City's Cedar Park! Located in the Squirrel Hill section there are only 14 homes on the block. With five bedrooms gorgeous fireplaces and multiple outdoor spaces this home has ALL it's original glory in tact right down to the butler's pantry! Relax on the swing on the large front porch and enjoy the peaceful tree-lined street which is one block long! The first floor has a large living room with floor-to-ceiling Jeffersonian windows and a gorgeous fireplace. A large formal dining room is separated from a breakfast room by the original butler's pantry. The kitchen features original built-in shelves stainless steel appliances and a six-burner 39 inch cast iron AGA range with slow-cooker convection roasting and baking ovens! Up the beautiful wooden staircase on the second floor are three bedrooms one currently set up as a home office and one as a library and the current owner's en-suite master bedroom. There are large double depth cedar closets in the hallways of the second and third floors. The library has a beautifully tiled fireplace and windows which open out onto a lovely second floor sleeping porch. The third floor is currently converted from three bedrooms to two and would make a lovely master-suite with a with sitting area a walk-in closet and a master bath. The home also features a spacious deck off of the kitchen and breakfast room and a patio for grilling. Rarely offered on this desirable block this home has too many original features to mention. Great location close to Baltimore Avenue Clark Park and trolley lines for a quick commute to downtown Philadelphia!
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